Aristotle What Does Over Study Mean

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Aristotle describes the "mean" as the perfect amount of something needed for ourselves. Anything that passes the threshold of "excess" or "deficit" in regard to the "mean" will leave a detrimental effect on us. Everyone has their own mean, but the detrimental effect of going over/under their mean is still in effect. One of the simplest examples from my own life involves the amount of time I take studying. It is clear to see how not studying enough will have a negative effect on one's life, but is it possible for someone to over-study within a certain window of time? And the answer is yes, you can certainly study to the point where you will start doing more harm than good for your understanding of the curriculum. Just like many aspects of the
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